We hire 40-50 spring/summer staff each year in our various camps and programs:

Outdoor School Counselors • Summer Counselors • Program Leadership • Videographer • Riding Instructors • Ranch Hands • Kitchen • Maintenance • Lifeguards • Housekeeping

Why Canyonview? • Christ-centered, verse by verse Bible-teaching • Paid positions available • Teach campers how to read and understand the Bible • Ongoing learning of new teaching and mentoring skills for life • Spend your time outdoors • Strengthen your relationship with Christ. • Develop life-long friendships • Model God’s Love to Kids, Teens and staff. • Teach the gospel through activities • Full God’s calling and serve your community Your decision to serve in a ministry where the truth of the Gospel of Christ is preached is one of the most significant decisions you will ever make.

Counselors: Have the opportunity to serve at Outdoor Schools, Day Camps, Horsemanship and our other Overnight Camps.

Outdoor School Teacher/Counselor: Join a team of activity leaders and overnight staff who provide an outdoor education program for local private & public schools. Ages 18-Adult.  SPRING TIME POSITION


Day Camp: Work daily with a group of kids leading activities & bible studies, singing songs, and mentoring our young campers. Help kids love nature again through outdoor cooking, archery, pony rides, crafts, nature hike, games, and more!

Horsemanship Camp: Each week down at the ranch is an adventure! You’ll stay in one of our western cabins with a group of eager young riders, teaching them the word of God, archery, crafts, zip-line, swimming, playing games, enjoying evening campfires with songs, and scripture.


Riding Instructors: People who love Jesus, kids, and horsemanship. An excellent opportunity to use your equestrian skills for God’s glory! Staff will be put through a CHA riding instructor certification clinic valued at $775.

Kitchen Crew: Work with fellow Christians who have an interest in the culinary field, serving God while doing dishes, prepping for meals, cooking and serving our guests with a smile.

House Keeping: Throughout the week serve our guests by creating a clean, warm and welcoming environment so they can connect with Jesus. Duties include cleaning living areas, bathrooms, meeting areas etc. Two positions available.

Overnight Camp: Learn to be a positive role model for campers! Mentor & have a blast with kids who desperately need to connect with God & real people in the virtual age! Specific overnight camps include wilderness camp, overnight adventure camp, and ultimate canyon camp.


Lifeguards: Join a team of rescuers who serve the Lord by supervising water activities at our lakefront: Rope swing, Diving Board, Kayaks, Canoes, Swimming, & Water slide.

Program Team (Leadership): Create vibrant camp programming to engage campers in their growth for Christ. If you are creative, organized, detail oriented and have a passion to lead teams of counselors then we want to hear from you. Positions available: Overnight Camps, Day Camps, Teens in Ministry Program, Horse Camps and Lifeguard team. 21 y/o + preferred. 


Staff are paid twice a month based on the number of weeks they have worked and the positions they are serving in.

$1,500 - $2,150 - Full Summer

• Day Camp Counselors $160/week

• Overnight Counselors $170

• Lifeguards $8-15/hour (approx $180/week)

• Program Staff (Leadership) $215

• Riding Instructors $160

• Kitchen Staff: Varies based on experience and age.

 (Returning Staff: Earn $10 more a week.)


Our schedule begins with outdoor school in the Spring and continues through the summer ending in late August. Depending on your school schedule we’d love to have you join us for the entire season!

March 28 - 29 • Outdoor School Training

April 1 - June 7 • Outdoor Schools

June 3 - 4 • Program Staff Training

June 10-15 • Staff Training

June 17-Aug 30 • Summer Camp (Early departure for Fall term can be arranged)


July 13-14 • Summer Staff Camp-Out  

August 10• Staff Awards Ceremony

Core Values: Praise God, Bless others, Stimulate Growth (PBS)

At Canyonview Ministries, we are not just employees — we are all Christ followers, and we are as passionate about our ministry as we are about our Savior.

"If you haven't been, then you need to go. The best staff, the most fun, a terrific way to spend time outdoors and with Jesus!"  -Life Long Camper

At Canyonview Ministries, there are plenty of opportunities to work in areas reflecting your interests, skills and talents in a welcoming and rewarding environment.  Whether you're just starting out or branching into a second career, Canyonview Ministries is a place that encourages ideas, offers stimulating work, and rewards both your spiritual life and your mind.

We also encourage employees and volunteers to be supported and funded missionally.

Mailing Address:

P. O. BOX 128

Silverton, OR  97381

Physical Address:

13000 Finlay Rd. NE​

Silverton, OR 97381

(DO NOT send mail to our Physical

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